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The New 4K TV Season: Sony

If you’re looking for a premium TV that hits the sweet spot between affordability and features, Sony’s new X9000F looks set to be the unrivalled choice. So far it’s the stand-out model in Sony’s 2018 range because it represents a significant step up from last year’s X9000E, which was a fantastic all-rounder, whereas Sony’s latest […]

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“Ole!” For Sony A1 OLED TV

Sony’s long awaited A1 OLED TV at last goes on sale today. Kiwis have had to wait a couple of months longer than the rest of the world to see this groundbreaking display with audio built into the screen surface. The sound emits from wherever the dialogue is being spoken or action taking place on […]

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Sony’s Stellar OLED TV to Launch This Month

Sony’s out-of-this-world 2017 flagship TV, the A1 OLED, goes on sale this month for just shy of $11,000. The company has yet to announce this but expect the groundbreaking 65-inch 4K model with a unique acoustic screen instead of conventional speakers to be in shops by mid-July. However, any hopes of the A1 being as […]

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Sony Expands 4K Range But Delays First OLED TV

Sony will start to roll out its 2017 range of 4K HDR TVs this month but not its first big-screen OLED sensation, the A1E. The display that’s been rapturously reviewed abroad won’t launch here until August — presumably because consumer demand in US and Europe has pushed back shipments to smaller markets like NZ and Australia. That will give LG […]

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Sony Launches New 4K TVs at Last

Sony is about to roll out its 2014 range of 4K or UHD TVs just in time for HD coverage of the Commonwealth Games on Sky Sports. While Australia and the rest of the world were shipped the 55-, 65- and 79-inch displays ahead of the Soccer World Cup, Sony’s absence here was conspicuous by […]

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Sony to Beef Up UHD Heavyweights

Sony has yet to confirm when its expanded range of Ultra HD TVs will go on sale in NZ. But it has announced there will be two models in its new BRAVIA X8500A series. The 55- and 65-inch screens will have the same display technologies as the X9000 series but with Active 3D technology. Sony […]

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Sony Announces $8K 4K TV for NZ

Sony has just announced two new Ultra HD TV models will go on sale here next month for under $10,000. The 55-inch model will retail for just under $8,000 and the 65-inch model for $2,000 more. That makes the 65-inch model a third of the price of Sony’s 84-inch UHD flagship and, with LG soon […]

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Sony Brightens Up PS3 On Eve of Possible PS4 Reveal

The same day Sony’s expected to unveil its PlayStation 4 strategy in the US, the PS3 will be offered here in two new colours: Azurite Blue and Garnet Red. The consoles will go on sale for $519 on February 21, which is when Sony has invited journalists to an evening press event in New York City. According to reports, […]

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Sony Green Lights New Blu-ray Players for April

Sony will launch three Blu-ray players in April with a faster loading optical drive that’s fully enclosed for improved stability. The new models also will sport the “Sense of Quartz” styling that will be a feature of Sony’s Ultra HD TV range. Two of the models —  BDP-S3100 and BDP-S5100 — will offer Sony’s TV SideView […]

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Sony Announces NZ Launch of Expanded Ultra HD TV Range

Sony will release more affordable — but smaller — Ultra HD TVs in July. Six months after unleashing its 84-inch behemoth, Sony will offer 65- and 55-inch variations at prices yet to be disclosed. Sony is scaling back its struggling TV production division to concentrate on mobile technology and those displays at the top end […]

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